AC5006: International Field Trip

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AC5006: International Field Trip

Module Title International Field Trip
Module Code AC5006
Module Tutor Zoe New
School Business School
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 5
Brief Description

Students will travel to an international destination and engage in a range of activities that will provide them with the opportunity to achieve the module’s learning outcomes. Such activities might include formal University/College seminars, industrial /commercial visits, social/cultural events, interaction with foreign students and staff and individual reflection.

Indicative Syllabus

nbsp;        Financial management in context

nbsp;        Ethics and professional behavior in context

nbsp;        Accounting in global and international organisations

Political setting of accounting and finance

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the regulatory setting of the accounting and finance profession in the country or countries visited on this field trip. (PLO 1)
  2. Investigate and demonstrate an awareness of contemporary finance and accounting issues in the country or countries visited on this field trip. (PLO 2)
  3. Reflect on the impact of cultural setting on organisations. (PLO 2,3)

Communicate effectively in writing for assignments and orally through group discussions, presentations and visits. (PLO  6, 7, 8,9)

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 60
Independent Learning Hours: 90
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 30% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 500 words or equivalent
002: 70% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 2500 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements

Attend the field trip and organized trips

Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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